Monthly Archives: August 2012

The positives of breastfeeding touted by display

By Bonnie Myers World Breastfeeding Month began August 1. This year’s theme is entitled “The Road to Lifelong Health Begins with Breastfeeding”. What does breastfeeding have to do with lifelong health? Why does the American Academy of Pediatrics now refer…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and…

ECCC hosts MVP Baseball Showcase August 18

From press reports An opportunity for high school baseball players to display their skills will be available Saturday, August 18, 2012, when East Central Community College’s Baseball Program hosts its annual MVP Showcase on the Decatur campus. Neal Holliman, Diamond…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 9, 1912 NOXAPATER: The Noxapater Press issued its first edition last week, published by Messrs. Wm. C. Fancher and B. W. Holman. It is six column folio carrying a fairly good line of ads and…

Thomas chosen ECCC Dean of Healthcare Education

Patsy Freeman Winston County Journal pfreemanwcj@gmail.com 662.773.6241 ext. 26 From press reports   Denita Thomas of Noxapater recently began her new duties as Dean of Healthcare Education at East Central Community College in Decatur. Prior to her selection to the…

Teen Art Program a success at Library

From press reports The Winston County Library held their monthly Teen Program on Tuesday, July 24 and all the participants channeled their artistic talents for the event. Mother and daughter Chasidy and Abby Hathorn, of Louisville, guided the teens in…

LFD receives Plum Creek Grant to buy equipment

From press reports The City of Louisville Fire Department was awarded a $2,500 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation to assist in purchasing additional safety equipment for their eight volunteer fire departments in Louisville and Winston County that provide fire…

E911 Advisory Board discuss future plans

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County E911 Advisory Board held a meeting on July 23 at the Winston County Annex Building to discuss concerns and make decisions about the future of the 911 services for the…

Suspects sought in home burglaries

Patsy Freeman Winston County Journal pfreemanwcj@gmail.com 662.773.6241 ext. 26 From press reports According to the FBI, a house, apartment, or condominium in the United States is burglarized once every 15 seconds.  In 2008, victims of burglary lost an estimated $4.6…